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The Center for Arts in Medicine Presents: The Diversity Project

By on February 2, 2017

The Diversity Project will explore issues of diversity with a focus on race and class through storytelling and theater. The event will provide a safe environment in which participants can share their experiences at UF.

UF President’s Council on Diversity to host UNC chief diversity officer in February

By on January 11, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, Rumay Alexander, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s interim chief diversity officer, will share her insights on leadership and advocacy for diversity and inclusive excellence in academia in a talk entitled “Inclusion, Legitimacy, Equity…They All Matter!”

Eleventh Annual Equity & Diversity Conference to be held Nov. 3

By on August 2, 2016

The 11th annual Equity & Diversity Conference will begin addressing some relevant issues identified in the recent Campus Climate Survey including: intimidation and bullying, recognizing unconscious biases, and how to have open discussions about differences.

Campus Spotlight: LB Hannahs

By on December 1, 2015

In LB Hannahs’ email signature block, just under LB’s name, is a line that reads: “Pronouns: Any & All.” You can’t miss it. You will probably pause. An interior monologue may even ensue that goes something like: “Wait. What do I do with that? Well, how do I address her? No—wait. That’s not right. Him. No, that’s not right either. Wait. What do I do?” And in that small teachable moment, LB Hannahs has gently and effectively disrupted your neural pathways.

Faculty reminded to accommodate students’ religious observances

By on November 3, 2015

In an administrative memo dated Oct. 21, UF Provost Joe Glover outlined the official university policy regarding the observance of religious holidays.

Tenth annual Equity & Diversity Conference to be held at UF in November

By on October 6, 2015

In November, UF will host the 10th annual Equity & Diversity Conference at Emerson Alumni Hall, covering relevant topics including “unconscious bias” and bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide prevention.

Sister to Sister series continues Oct. 16

By on October 6, 2015

The Sister to Sister Diversity Dialogue series continues on Oct. 16. This open forum features discussion of issues concerning women of color and offers the chance to connect and network with women from throughout the UF community.

Tenth annual Equity & Diversity Conference slated for November

By on September 1, 2015

In November, UF will host the tenth annual Equity & Diversity Conference at Emerson Alumni Hall, covering relevant topics including “unconscious bias” and bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide prevention.

Save the Date! Tenth Annual Equity & Diversity Conference slated for Nov. 5

By on August 4, 2015

The Tenth Annual Equity & Diversity Conference will offer discussion of a number of relevant topics, including “Unconscious Bias” and “Bullying, Cyber-bullying and Suicide Prevention.”

Nominate a colleague for UF’s Supplier Diversity Award

By on March 4, 2015

The Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs is pleased to announce the second year of the Supplier Diversity Awards Program. This annual award seeks to recognize outstanding contributions made by UF employees in the advancement of supplier diversity.

Diversity Symposium sheds light on meeting the challenge of “Implicit Bias in the Academy”

By on February 3, 2015

Dr. Benjamin Reese’s business card is written in braille—not because he is vision-impaired or even because he works on behalf of those who are. As vice president for institutional equity at Duke University, Reese carries it to remind himself of the implicit biases he must overcome, and he shares it with others to provide a gentle reminder that it is a struggle we all share.

Diversity Symposium to feature Duke VP for Institutional Equity

By on January 6, 2015

On Friday, Jan. 23, the UF President’s Council on Diversity will host Dr. Benjamin Reese, vice president of the Office for Institutional Equity at Duke University and Duke University Health System.

Save the date! Diversity leadership expert Ben Reese to visit UF in January

By on December 1, 2014

On Friday, Jan. 23, the UF President’s Council on Diversity will welcome to campus Benjamin Reese, vice president for Institutional Equity at Duke University and a nationally recognized figure in diversity, leadership and organizational change.

Ninth UF Equity and Diversity conference provided forum for discussion of equity in employment

By on December 1, 2014

On Nov. 6, representatives from Florida public universities and community colleges as well as community members gathered at Emerson Alumni Hall for UF’s ninth annual Equity and Diversity Conference, sponsored by the UF Office of Human Resource Services.

Free community discussion on race and diversity at the Straughn Center Nov. 13

By on November 4, 2014

On Thursday, Nov. 13, several prominent community leaders will come together for a seminar/think tank event to focus on diversity, unity and support of the African-American and underrepresented citizens of Gainesville.